© 2016  Mind Over Matter Works LLC

Hypnosis Faqs

What are the Benefits of Hypnosis? Hypnosis can be used to address many issues, physical, emotional, behavioral, intellectual and spiritual.  The following represents some of the changes and improvements that can be accomplished with hypnosis.  Please note, results are not guaranteed and may vary by individual. Enhance Self Image, Confidence and Esteem Conquer Addictions (Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs, Gambling, Shopping, etc) Overcome Fears and Phobias (Heights, Flying, Water, Public Speaking, Driving, etc) Relieve Stress, Anxiety, Nervousness, Panic and Mind Chatter, and Enhance Relaxation and Sleep Alleviate Depression, Anger, Grief, Heartache and Guilt Alleviate Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from War, Accidents, Physical Violence or Abuse, Sexual Abuse, etc. Rework undesirable behaviors/responses (Self-Sabotage, Lying, Cheating, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Impulsiveness, etc.) Improve Relationships (Romantic, Family, Friendships, Work) Overcome Sexual issues (Erectile Disfunction (ED), Low Libido, etc) Manage/Alleviate Pain (Headache, Migraine, Back, Knees, Jaw (TMJ), Neck, Shoulder, etc.) Aid Dental and Medical Procedures or Surgery, Speed Recovery and Healing Help discover the source of Mysterious Symptoms Improve Overall Health and Immunity Alleviate side effects of medications Improve Memory, Focus, Motivation, Discipline, Organization, Study Habits and/or Test Results Enhance Sports Performance  Remove blocks to Success, Prosperity, Happiness, etc. Facilitate Dream Interpretation, Relieve Nightmares Unlock Repressed Memories Explore Past Lives / Past Life Regression And much more .... What is Hypnosis? Hypnosis is a vehicle for self exploration and change.  It provides a means for unlocking our innermost thoughts and feelings, so we can finally understand why we think, feel, and act the way we do.  It can also help us change the things that limit and discomfort us so we can experience something better in the future.  Hypnosis is achieved by narrowing one’s attention to a single focus, setting aside external disruptions and influences, evoking the imagination, and relaxing both the body and mind.  This allows us to communicate with the subconscious part of our mind and make the changes we desire.  A person in hypnosis is awake and in complete control at all times, and cannot generally be made to do anything they are not willing to do or that would conflict with their moral code or values.  Clients have complete awareness and memory of everything they experience during hypnosis.  One becomes highly receptive to suggestion during hypnosis, thus positive instructions can be fed directly into the subconscious to effect change.  The subconscious can actually be retrained.  Negative beliefs and patterns can be rewritten.  The hypnosis state can also provide answers and facilitate the release of undesired feelings and responses.  Resulting changes can manifest physically, emotionally, behaviorally, etc.  The possibilities are only limited by what someone is willing to do, think and believe. Why is the Subconscious more important than the Conscious for changing our behavior? While the conscious part of our minds is useful for reasoning, calculating, analyzing, problem solving and helping us remember a few bits and pieces to get us through our day, it has absolutely nothing to do with how and why we behave the way we do.  More importantly, it has no power.  The subconscious, on the other hand, is very powerful.  Besides containing the unconscious, which controls our immune system and important autonomic responses like breathing, it houses all of our memories, knowledge, creative forces, belief systems, perceptions, programmed habits and behavior, as well as, emotional triggers and influences, both good and bad.  The goal driven subconscious brings into our experience that which supports our inner beliefs and perceptions.  Unfortunately, it doesn’t know whether that inner programming is positive or negative.  People generally want to be happy, healthy, successful, prosperous and have mutually satisfying, loving relationships.  At least they do consciously.  So, why is it that they seem to attract only unsupportive or negative people in their life? Why can’t they seem to get ahead no matter what they do?  Why does it feel like they’re blocking the very things they want?  Because they are.  Somewhere along the way, they took in a negative message that made them feel unworthy of these good things, hence, they don’t get them.  Subconscious programming overrides conscious wishes every time.  The good news is that hypnosis can bring the subconscious back in harmony with the conscious, so our experience reflects what we want, not what we were conditioned to accept.  With a new game plan, the subconscious can now work on our behalf to lessen our struggles and draw better people and opportunities into our lives. Are Behaviors and Issues a Result of Conditioning Alone? No.  Unexpressed feelings can also have a considerable affect on our behavior and well-being.  When we have a negative experience, there is always an associated emotional response that requires expression. Typically, people lack the means or opportunity to express these feelings, and ultimately defer dealing with them until some future date.  Presumably waiting for a more convenient time or place, they inevitably forget or choose to avoid them altogether.  But these feelings have to go somewhere, so they take up residence somewhere in the body and lay in wait for some attention.  Similar negatively charged emotions latch on to each other, and eventually become stronger in their ability to influence our lives.  They can often overemphasize our response when we do express our emotions.  When a person who has stored a lot of anger for example, finally expresses his anger, it can actually come out more severe or explosive like rage.  His anger is not about one particular event, but rather an accumulation of all prior anger-producing events.  The body essentially becomes overloaded and needs to purge itself a bit, just to level off.  An insignificant occurrence could actually become the straw that breaks the camel’s back.  If we do not deal with these emotions, eventually they will try to get our attention by breaking down our immunity and causing physical symptoms of discomfort.  If ignored, they could potentially lead to illness or disease.  Of course, there are a number of reasons why people get sick, but suppressed emotions can be a significant contributing factor.  Additionally, these emotions can also cause blockages to the very things we need or want in our lives.  Thankfully, during hypnosis, we can identify where these emotions are stored within the body and then let them go.  Once they have been released, physical symptoms quickly and often miraculously disappear, as do the behaviors and blockages they trigger. Can Anyone be Hypnotized? Generally, anyone can be hypnotized, as long as they are willing and do not resist.  The depth of hypnosis can vary by individual as well as by session.  Subjects who are not naturally responsive can improve their receptivity to hypnosis with practice. Are the Results of Hypnosis Permanent? Results depend highly upon the techniques used.  The more comprehensive the approach, the more lasting the results.  At Mind Over Matter, all sessions are fully interactive and customized to individual needs, and issues are addressed from every angle to insure success and lasting change.  The client’s subconscious is also asked if we have done everything necessary to achieve resolution.  Self Hypnosis CDs may be provided for reinforcement when necessary. How Many Sessions Will it Take? The number of sessions will depend upon a client’s goals, how easy they relax and how deep-seated their issue is.  While some clients can take more or less time, most achieve resolution within 3 to 5 sessions.  Please note, this does not include the required Intake session. Is Hypnosis Medically Approved? Yes. The American Medical Association (AMA), the American Psychiatric Association (APA), and the British Medical Association (BMA), have all recognized hypnosis as a viable therapeutic tool. How Powerful is the Hypnotherapist? Hypnosis is a consent situation, in which a large percentage of the effort is the responsibility of the individual.  Actually, all hypnosis is self hypnosis, because the individual is always in control.  Hypnosis empowers individuals to heal themselves.  The Hypnotherapist acts as a facilitator in the process.  Among many things, facilitation is beneficial in helping the subject maintain focus, obtain more information, gain more understanding and better deal with painful memories.  The Hypnotherapist can also provide the inspiration, motivation and support that could help an individual succeed.  Together, the individual and the Hypnotherapist, make a powerful team for greater understanding and positive change. What About Will Power? Willpower has no real power and was never designed to faciltate lasting change.  In order to free one’s self of negative or undesired aspects, one must identify the source of their issues, get rid of the junk and give their subconscious new rules to go forward with.  That’s where hypnosis comes in. How Does Regression Therapy Differ from Direct Suggestion? Direct Suggestion attempts to override negative behavior patterns, beliefs and conditions, or create new ones by bombarding the subconscious with positive suggestions and imagery.  While suggestions can remain with some individuals indefinitely, others may be only temporary.  The effects are however cumulative.  The more often positive suggestions are taken in, the more lasting the results.  Keep in mind that in order to create a new habit, one needs to do something at least once a day for a minimum of 30 consecutive days.  Please also know that any emotionally based habit or behavior will require some release methodology like regression in order for the suggestions to take root.  If the emotional component of the issue is not addressed, the individual will most likely revert back to their undesirable behavior when they encounter something stressful or emotionally challenging at some future date. Regression Therapy modifies undesired behaviors, attitudes and responses by getting at the root cause.   The individual is directed back in time to events which have significantly contributed to their current problem/situation, until the source is determined.  Regression therapy also provides a means to release blockages created by past events and identify, disarm and release highly charged, negative emotions stored within the individual's body and mind.  These stored emotions initiate and reinforce negative behavior patterns, and often lead to physical discomfort and illness.  Physical symptoms quickly disappear once these emotions are released. Closure and forgiveness are also facilitated through regression.  Direct suggestion is used in concert with regression therapy to assist in the modification of behavior patterns and reinforcement of new ones.  Results tend to more lasting with regression therapy than direct suggestion alone. Why Past Life Regression? There are many reasons why people explore their past lives.  Whether it is to satisfy some curiosity or address some deep seated issue, past life regression can be a very valuable experience.  It offers those who are open minded enough, insights into who they are and why they are drawn to certain places, people and situations.  Past lives can also provide intriguing alternative perspectives into the history of the world.  They can explain unusual responses in our relationships and can be the source of a phobia, negative behavior pattern, chronic pain, nightmare or some other undesired manifestation.  Keep in mind however, that not all issues are tied to past lives.  Usually, there's a combination of current life and past life events contributing to a person's difficulties.  Regardless of a person’s objective, past life exploration can be extremely healing and even fun. 
Comprehensive Hypnotherapy for Lasting Change
The Answer You Seek is Within You
The Moment is Now Not Tomorrow or Yesterday or Someday Right Here  Right Now This is Your Moment to Take Control Over Your Life and Make It what You Want It To Be

Hypnosis Faqs

What are the Benefits of Hypnosis? Hypnosis can be used to address many issues, physical, emotional, behavioral, intellectual and spiritual.  The following represents some of the changes and improvements that can be accomplished with hypnosis.  Please note, results are not guaranteed and may vary by individual. Enhance Self Image, Confidence and Esteem Conquer Addictions (Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs, Gambling, Shopping, etc) Overcome Fears and Phobias (Heights, Flying, Water, Public Speaking, Driving, etc) Relieve Stress, Anxiety, Nervousness, Panic and Mind Chatter, and Enhance Relaxation and Sleep Alleviate Depression, Anger, Grief, Heartache and Guilt Alleviate Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from War, Accidents, Physical Violence or Abuse, Sexual Abuse, etc. Rework undesirable behaviors/responses (Self-Sabotage, Lying, Cheating, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Impulsiveness, etc.) Improve Relationships (Romantic, Family, Friendships, Work) Overcome Sexual issues (Erectile Disfunction (ED), Low Libido, etc) Manage/Alleviate Pain (Headache, Migraine, Back, Knees, Jaw (TMJ), Neck, Shoulder, etc.) Aid Dental and Medical Procedures or Surgery, Speed Recovery and Healing Help discover the source of Mysterious Symptoms Improve Overall Health and Immunity Alleviate side effects of medications Improve Memory, Focus, Motivation, Discipline, Organization, Study Habits and/or Test Results Enhance Sports Performance  Remove blocks to Success, Prosperity, Happiness, etc. Facilitate Dream Interpretation, Relieve Nightmares Unlock Repressed Memories Explore Past Lives / Past Life Regression And much more .... What is Hypnosis? Hypnosis is a vehicle for self exploration and change.  It provides a means for unlocking our innermost thoughts and feelings, so we can finally understand why we think, feel, and act the way we do.  It can also help us change the things that limit and discomfort us so we can experience something better in the future.  Hypnosis is achieved by narrowing one’s attention to a single focus, setting aside external disruptions and influences, evoking the imagination, and relaxing both the body and mind.  This allows us to communicate with the subconscious part of our mind and make the changes we desire.  A person in hypnosis is awake and in complete control at all times, and cannot generally be made to do anything they are not willing to do or that would conflict with their moral code or values.  Clients have complete awareness and memory of everything they experience during hypnosis.  One becomes highly receptive to suggestion during hypnosis, thus positive instructions can be fed directly into the subconscious to effect change.  The subconscious can actually be retrained.  Negative beliefs and patterns can be rewritten.  The hypnosis state can also provide answers and facilitate the release of undesired feelings and responses.  Resulting changes can manifest physically, emotionally, behaviorally, etc.  The possibilities are only limited by what someone is willing to do, think and believe. Why is the Subconscious more important than the Conscious for changing our behavior? While the conscious part of our minds is useful for reasoning, calculating, analyzing, problem solving and helping us remember a few bits and pieces to get us through our day, it has absolutely nothing to do with how and why we behave the way we do.  More importantly, it has no power.  The subconscious, on the other hand, is very powerful.  Besides containing the unconscious, which controls our immune system and important autonomic responses like breathing, it houses all of our memories, knowledge, creative forces, belief systems, perceptions, programmed habits and behavior, as well as, emotional triggers and influences, both good and bad.  The goal driven subconscious brings into our experience that which supports our inner beliefs and perceptions.  Unfortunately, it doesn’t know whether that inner programming is positive or negative.  People generally want to be happy, healthy, successful, prosperous and have mutually satisfying, loving relationships.  At least they do consciously.  So, why is it that they seem to attract only unsupportive or negative people in their life? Why can’t they seem to get ahead no matter what they do?  Why does it feel like they’re blocking the very things they want?  Because they are.  Somewhere along the way, they took in a negative message that made them feel unworthy of these good things, hence, they don’t get them.  Subconscious programming overrides conscious wishes every time.  The good news is that hypnosis can bring the subconscious back in harmony with the conscious, so our experience reflects what we want, not what we were conditioned to accept.  With a new game plan, the subconscious can now work on our behalf to lessen our struggles and draw better people and opportunities into our lives. Are Behaviors and Issues a Result of Conditioning Alone? No.  Unexpressed feelings can also have a considerable affect on our behavior and well- being.  When we have a negative experience, there is always an associated emotional response that requires expression. Typically, people lack the means or opportunity to express these feelings, and ultimately defer dealing with them until some future date.  Presumably waiting for a more convenient time or place, they inevitably forget or choose to avoid them altogether.  But these feelings have to go somewhere, so they take up residence somewhere in the body and lay in wait for some attention.  Similar negatively charged emotions latch on to each other, and eventually become stronger in their ability to influence our lives.  They can often overemphasize our response when we do express our emotions.  When a person who has stored a lot of anger for example, finally expresses his anger, it can actually come out more severe or explosive like rage.  His anger is not about one particular event, but rather an accumulation of all prior anger-producing events.  The body essentially becomes overloaded and needs to purge itself a bit, just to level off.  An insignificant occurrence could actually become the straw that breaks the camel’s back.  If we do not deal with these emotions, eventually they will try to get our attention by breaking down our immunity and causing physical symptoms of discomfort.  If ignored, they could potentially lead to illness or disease.  Of course, there are a number of reasons why people get sick, but suppressed emotions can be a significant contributing factor.  Additionally, these emotions can also cause blockages to the very things we need or want in our lives.  Thankfully, during hypnosis, we can identify where these emotions are stored within the body and then let them go.  Once they have been released, physical symptoms quickly and often miraculously disappear, as do the behaviors and blockages they trigger. Can Anyone be Hypnotized? Generally, anyone can be hypnotized, as long as they are willing and do not resist.  The depth of hypnosis can vary by individual as well as by session.  Subjects who are not naturally responsive can improve their receptivity to hypnosis with practice. Are the Results of Hypnosis Permanent? Results depend highly upon the techniques used.  The more comprehensive the approach, the more lasting the results.  At Mind Over Matter, all sessions are fully interactive and customized to individual needs, and issues are addressed from every angle to insure success and lasting change.  The client’s subconscious is also asked if we have done everything necessary to achieve resolution.  Self Hypnosis CDs may be provided for reinforcement when necessary. How Many Sessions Will it Take? The number of sessions will depend upon a client’s goals, how easy they relax and how deep-seated their issue is.  While some clients can take more or less time, most achieve resolution within 3 to 5 sessions.  Please note, this does not include the required Intake session. Is Hypnosis Medically Approved? Yes. The American Medical Association (AMA), the American Psychiatric Association (APA), and the British Medical Association (BMA), have all recognized hypnosis as a viable therapeutic tool. How Powerful is the Hypnotherapist? Hypnosis is a consent situation, in which a large percentage of the effort is the responsibility of the individual.  Actually, all hypnosis is self hypnosis, because the individual is always in control.  Hypnosis empowers individuals to heal themselves.  The Hypnotherapist acts as a facilitator in the process.  Among many things, facilitation is beneficial in helping the subject maintain focus, obtain more information, gain more understanding and better deal with painful memories.  The Hypnotherapist can also provide the inspiration, motivation and support that could help an individual succeed.  Together, the individual and the Hypnotherapist, make a powerful team for greater understanding and positive change. What About Will Power? Willpower has no real power and was never designed to faciltate lasting change.  In order to free one’s self of negative or undesired aspects, one must identify the source of their issues, get rid of the junk and give their subconscious new rules to go forward with.  That’s where hypnosis comes in. How Does Regression Therapy Differ from Direct Suggestion? Direct Suggestion attempts to override negative behavior patterns, beliefs and conditions, or create new ones by bombarding the subconscious with positive suggestions and imagery.  While suggestions can remain with some individuals indefinitely, others may be only temporary.  The effects are however cumulative.  The more often positive suggestions are taken in, the more lasting the results.  Keep in mind that in order to create a new habit, one needs to do something at least once a day for a minimum of 30 consecutive days.  Please also know that any emotionally based habit or behavior will require some release methodology like regression in order for the suggestions to take root.  If the emotional component of the issue is not addressed, the individual will most likely revert back to their undesirable behavior when they encounter something stressful or emotionally challenging at some future date. Regression Therapy modifies undesired behaviors, attitudes and responses by getting at the root cause.   The individual is directed back in time to events which have significantly contributed to their current problem/situation, until the source is determined.  Regression therapy also provides a means to release blockages created by past events and identify, disarm and release highly charged, negative emotions stored within the individual's body and mind.  These stored emotions initiate and reinforce negative behavior patterns, and often lead to physical discomfort and illness.  Physical symptoms quickly disappear once these emotions are released. Closure and forgiveness are also facilitated through regression.  Direct suggestion is used in concert with regression therapy to assist in the modification of behavior patterns and reinforcement of new ones.  Results tend to more lasting with regression therapy than direct suggestion alone. Why Past Life Regression? There are many reasons why people explore their past lives.  Whether it is to satisfy some curiosity or address some deep seated issue, past life regression can be a very valuable experience.  It offers those who are open minded enough, insights into who they are and why they are drawn to certain places, people and situations.  Past lives can also provide intriguing alternative perspectives into the history of the world.  They can explain unusual responses in our relationships and can be the source of a phobia, negative behavior pattern, chronic pain, nightmare or some other undesired manifestation.  Keep in mind however, that not all issues are tied to past lives.  Usually, there's a combination of current life and past life events contributing to a person's difficulties.  Regardless of a person’s objective, past life exploration can be extremely healing and even fun. 
Comprehensive Hypnotherapy for Lasting Change
The Answer You Seek is Within You
2016
© 2016  Mind Over Matter Works LLC

Hypnosis Faqs

What are the Benefits of Hypnosis? Hypnosis can be used to address many issues, physical, emotional, behavioral, intellectual and spiritual.  The following represents some of the changes and improvements that can be accomplished with hypnosis.  Please note, results are not guaranteed and may vary by individual. Enhance Self Image, Confidence and Esteem Conquer Addictions (Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs, Gambling, Shopping, etc) Overcome Fears and Phobias (Heights, Flying, Water, Public Speaking, Driving, etc) Relieve Stress, Anxiety, Nervousness, Panic and Mind Chatter, and Enhance Relaxation and Sleep Alleviate Depression, Anger, Grief, Heartache and Guilt Alleviate Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from War, Accidents, Physical Violence or Abuse, Sexual Abuse, etc. Rework undesirable behaviors/responses (Self- Sabotage, Lying, Cheating, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Impulsiveness, etc.) Improve Relationships (Romantic, Family, Friendships, Work) Overcome Sexual issues (Erectile Disfunction (ED), Low Libido, etc) Manage/Alleviate Pain (Headache, Migraine, Back, Knees, Jaw (TMJ), Neck, Shoulder, etc.) Aid Dental and Medical Procedures or Surgery, Speed Recovery and Healing Help discover the source of Mysterious Symptoms Improve Overall Health and Immunity Alleviate side effects of medications Improve Memory, Focus, Motivation, Discipline, Organization, Study Habits and/or Test Results Enhance Sports Performance  Remove blocks to Success, Prosperity, Happiness, etc. Facilitate Dream Interpretation, Relieve Nightmares Unlock Repressed Memories Explore Past Lives / Past Life Regression And much more .... What is Hypnosis? Hypnosis is a vehicle for self exploration and change.  It provides a means for unlocking our innermost thoughts and feelings, so we can finally understand why we think, feel, and act the way we do.  It can also help us change the things that limit and discomfort us so we can experience something better in the future.  Hypnosis is achieved by narrowing one’s attention to a single focus, setting aside external disruptions and influences, evoking the imagination, and relaxing both the body and mind.  This allows us to communicate with the subconscious part of our mind and make the changes we desire.  A person in hypnosis is awake and in complete control at all times, and cannot generally be made to do anything they are not willing to do or that would conflict with their moral code or values.  Clients have complete awareness and memory of everything they experience during hypnosis.  One becomes highly receptive to suggestion during hypnosis, thus positive instructions can be fed directly into the subconscious to effect change.  The subconscious can actually be retrained.  Negative beliefs and patterns can be rewritten.  The hypnosis state can also provide answers and facilitate the release of undesired feelings and responses.  Resulting changes can manifest physically, emotionally, behaviorally, etc.  The possibilities are only limited by what someone is willing to do, think and believe. Why is the Subconscious more important than the Conscious for changing our behavior? While the conscious part of our minds is useful for reasoning, calculating, analyzing, problem solving and helping us remember a few bits and pieces to get us through our day, it has absolutely nothing to do with how and why we behave the way we do.  More importantly, it has no power.  The subconscious, on the other hand, is very powerful.  Besides containing the unconscious, which controls our immune system and important autonomic responses like breathing, it houses all of our memories, knowledge, creative forces, belief systems, perceptions, programmed habits and behavior, as well as, emotional triggers and influences, both good and bad.  The goal driven subconscious brings into our experience that which supports our inner beliefs and perceptions.  Unfortunately, it doesn’t know whether that inner programming is positive or negative.  People generally want to be happy, healthy, successful, prosperous and have mutually satisfying, loving relationships.  At least they do consciously.  So, why is it that they seem to attract only unsupportive or negative people in their life? Why can’t they seem to get ahead no matter what they do?  Why does it feel like they’re blocking the very things they want?  Because they are.  Somewhere along the way, they took in a negative message that made them feel unworthy of these good things, hence, they don’t get them.  Subconscious programming overrides conscious wishes every time.  The good news is that hypnosis can bring the subconscious back in harmony with the conscious, so our experience reflects what we want, not what we were conditioned to accept.  With a new game plan, the subconscious can now work on our behalf to lessen our struggles and draw better people and opportunities into our lives. Are Behaviors and Issues a Result of Conditioning Alone? No.  Unexpressed feelings can also have a considerable affect on our behavior and well-being.  When we have a negative experience, there is always an associated emotional response that requires expression. Typically, people lack the means or opportunity to express these feelings, and ultimately defer dealing with them until some future date.  Presumably waiting for a more convenient time or place, they inevitably forget or choose to avoid them altogether.  But these feelings have to go somewhere, so they take up residence somewhere in the body and lay in wait for some attention.  Similar negatively charged emotions latch on to each other, and eventually become stronger in their ability to influence our lives.  They can often overemphasize our response when we do express our emotions.  When a person who has stored a lot of anger for example, finally expresses his anger, it can actually come out more severe or explosive like rage.  His anger is not about one particular event, but rather an accumulation of all prior anger-producing events.  The body essentially becomes overloaded and needs to purge itself a bit, just to level off.  An insignificant occurrence could actually become the straw that breaks the camel’s back.  If we do not deal with these emotions, eventually they will try to get our attention by breaking down our immunity and causing physical symptoms of discomfort.  If ignored, they could potentially lead to illness or disease.  Of course, there are a number of reasons why people get sick, but suppressed emotions can be a significant contributing factor.  Additionally, these emotions can also cause blockages to the very things we need or want in our lives.  Thankfully, during hypnosis, we can identify where these emotions are stored within the body and then let them go.  Once they have been released, physical symptoms quickly and often miraculously disappear, as do the behaviors and blockages they trigger. Can Anyone be Hypnotized? Generally, anyone can be hypnotized, as long as they are willing and do not resist.  The depth of hypnosis can vary by individual as well as by session.  Subjects who are not naturally responsive can improve their receptivity to hypnosis with practice. Are the Results of Hypnosis Permanent? Results depend highly upon the techniques used.  The more comprehensive the approach, the more lasting the results.  At Mind Over Matter, all sessions are fully interactive and customized to individual needs, and issues are addressed from every angle to insure success and lasting change.  The client’s subconscious is also asked if we have done everything necessary to achieve resolution.  Self Hypnosis CDs may be provided for reinforcement when necessary. How Many Sessions Will it Take? The number of sessions will depend upon a client’s goals, how easy they relax and how deep-seated their issue is.  While some clients can take more or less time, most achieve resolution within 3 to 5 sessions.  Please note, this does not include the required Intake session. Is Hypnosis Medically Approved? Yes. The American Medical Association (AMA), the American Psychiatric Association (APA), and the British Medical Association (BMA), have all recognized hypnosis as a viable therapeutic tool. How Powerful is the Hypnotherapist? Hypnosis is a consent situation, in which a large percentage of the effort is the responsibility of the individual.  Actually, all hypnosis is self hypnosis, because the individual is always in control.  Hypnosis empowers individuals to heal themselves.  The Hypnotherapist acts as a facilitator in the process.  Among many things, facilitation is beneficial in helping the subject maintain focus, obtain more information, gain more understanding and better deal with painful memories.  The Hypnotherapist can also provide the inspiration, motivation and support that could help an individual succeed.  Together, the individual and the Hypnotherapist, make a powerful team for greater understanding and positive change. What About Will Power? Willpower has no real power and was never designed to faciltate lasting change.  In order to free one’s self of negative or undesired aspects, one must identify the source of their issues, get rid of the junk and give their subconscious new rules to go forward with.  That’s where hypnosis comes in. How Does Regression Therapy Differ from Direct Suggestion? Direct Suggestion attempts to override negative behavior patterns, beliefs and conditions, or create new ones by bombarding the subconscious with positive suggestions and imagery.  While suggestions can remain with some individuals indefinitely, others may be only temporary.  The effects are however cumulative.  The more often positive suggestions are taken in, the more lasting the results.  Keep in mind that in order to create a new habit, one needs to do something at least once a day for a minimum of 30 consecutive days.  Please also know that any emotionally based habit or behavior will require some release methodology like regression in order for the suggestions to take root.  If the emotional component of the issue is not addressed, the individual will most likely revert back to their undesirable behavior when they encounter something stressful or emotionally challenging at some future date. Regression Therapy modifies undesired behaviors, attitudes and responses by getting at the root cause.   The individual is directed back in time to events which have significantly contributed to their current problem/situation, until the source is determined.  Regression therapy also provides a means to release blockages created by past events and identify, disarm and release highly charged, negative emotions stored within the individual's body and mind.  These stored emotions initiate and reinforce negative behavior patterns, and often lead to physical discomfort and illness.  Physical symptoms quickly disappear once these emotions are released. Closure and forgiveness are also facilitated through regression.  Direct suggestion is used in concert with regression therapy to assist in the modification of behavior patterns and reinforcement of new ones.  Results tend to more lasting with regression therapy than direct suggestion alone. Why Past Life Regression? There are many reasons why people explore their past lives.  Whether it is to satisfy some curiosity or address some deep seated issue, past life regression can be a very valuable experience.  It offers those who are open minded enough, insights into who they are and why they are drawn to certain places, people and situations.  Past lives can also provide intriguing alternative perspectives into the history of the world.  They can explain unusual responses in our relationships and can be the source of a phobia, negative behavior pattern, chronic pain, nightmare or some other undesired manifestation.  Keep in mind however, that not all issues are tied to past lives.  Usually, there's a combination of current life and past life events contributing to a person's difficulties.  Regardless of a person’s objective, past life exploration can be extremely healing and even fun. 
Comprehensive Hypnotherapy for Lasting Change
The Answer You Seek is Within You
The Moment is Now Not Tomorrow or Yesterday or Someday Right Here  Right Now This is Your Moment to Take Control Over Your Life and Make It what You Want It To Be